Woodbridge dermatologist Dr. Vince Bertucci and the team at Bertucci MedSpa are happy to offer patients plentiful opportunities to participate in clinical research and trials that explore new and promising innovations in cosmetic and medical skin care. In most cases, care is provided free of charge to qualifying patients.

If you’re interested in our current opportunities, or would like to receive notifications when new studies are announced, submit an inquiry using the online form.

To learn more about research or any of the services we offer, request a consultation or give us a call at (905) 850-4415.

Current Studies

Upper Facial Lines Study

Got Wrinkles?

Consider a clinical research study for upper facial lines

You must be:

  • 18 years of age or older (men and women of all ethnicities)
  • In general good health, with no history of any medical condition that may place you at increased study risk
  • Willing to complete in-clinic visits, exams, activities and procedures 
  • At least 6 months past any prior botulinum neurotoxin treatment as of Study Day 1
  • At least 3 to 18 months past certain other cosmetic procedures or treatments, including but not limited to dermabrasion, peels, permanent makeup, non-permanent HA fillers and energy-based facial treatments
  • Have no history of treatments to the mid or upper face such as radiation, surgery, suspension threads, non-HA fillers, synthetic implants or fat transplantation
  • Not pregnant or breastfeeding
  • Able to meet all other eligibility requirements
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Belly Fat Study

Struggling with stubborn belly fat?

Our clinical trial might be a good option for you.

Get the chance to try our investigational injectable treatment, specifically designed to target and reduce mild and moderate belly fat.

You may qualify to participate if you meet the following requirements:

  • 18-64 years of age
  • Body mass index (BMI) between 18.6 and 26.9
  • Body weight 50 kg (110 lbs) or greater
  • Must have belly fat that does not fold when standing
  • Must be willing to receive injections in the belly
  • Must be willing to do MRIs
  • Must have a belly free of tattoos or significant scarring
  • Must have stable body weight and lifestyle (no significant changes in at least 3 months)

Compensation available for your participation

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Acne Scar Study

Facial acne scarring is no reason to hide.

Consider seeking solutions through clinical research. The DAWN Study is seeking participants to evaluate whether an investigational treatment (a treatment not approved for clinical use) reduces facial acne scarring for adults.

You may be able to participate in the DAWN Study if you:

  • Are at least 18 years old
  • Have moderate to sever acne scars on each cheek
  • Are interested in improving your facial atrophic acne scars

Qualified participants will receive all study-related care at no cost.

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Cheek Study

A Clinical Research Study for Volume Loss in the Cheeks

The LIFT Study is seeking participants to evaluate an investigational treatment to increase volume in the mid face.

You may be able to participate in the LIFT Study if you:

  • Are at least 18 years old
  • Have a moderate to severe loss of volume in your mid face (called a mid-face volume deficit)
  • Are interested in increasing the volume of soft tissue in your mid face

If you are interested in participating, the study doctor or staff will review additional study criteria with you.

If you qualify, you will receive all study-related care at no cost.

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